Panic and vengeful mobs as Vampire scare rattles Malawi

Jamiya Bauleni, who claims that she had her blood sucked in early October, during an interview at her home village Ngolongoliwa on October 28, 2017. PHOTO | AMOS GUMULIRA | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Southern Malawi has been at the heart of a recent panic spread by rumours of vampire activity.
  • Witchcraft and vampire activity are widely believed in the country, which has sparked revenge mobs that kill those suspected of black magic.
  • At least 250 people have been arrested in Malawi over the mob violence.



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